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Movies On The Radio: Citizen Kane At NC Museum Of Art

Orson Welles directed, produced, co-authored, and starred in 'Citizen Kane,' considered by many as the greatest film ever made.
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Orson Welles directed, produced, co-authored, and starred in 'Citizen Kane,' considered by many to be the greatest film ever made. In a special edition of 'Movies On The Radio' film experts join us to discuss the film and its lasting legacy.

The 1941 film Citizen Kane is considered by many to be one of the best films of all time. Its daring subject matter, bold visuals, and unique style made Orson Welles a household name.

Host Frank Stasio talks with Laura Boyes, film curator at the North Carolina Museum of Art, and Marsha Gordon, film professor at North Carolina State University about the film's lasting legacy.

  The show is a special edition of Movies On The Radio recorded live with audience participation at The North Carolina Museum of Art.

We discuss many of the films famous scenes. Here's a preview:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RamGMa9Sb1U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzhb3U2cONs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4mQqVqRB7I

Anita Rao is an award-winning journalist and the host and creator of "Embodied," a live, weekly radio show and seasonal podcast about sex, relationships & health. She's also the managing editor of WUNC's on-demand content.
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.